Social Services Occupational Therapist

Location Portsmouth
Job type Contract
Salary £32 per hour
Contact Ross Welton
Call Ross
Reference 167422

Sanctuary Personnel, an award-winning and renowned Recruitment Agency is looking for an experienced and dedicated Social Services Occupational Therapist to work in Portsmouth on a full-time basis (might consider part time), within the Discharge to Assess Team.

The pay rate for this locum Social Services Occupational Therapist job is £32 per hour (Assignment rate) and is an initial 6-month contract.


  • Assess a client's needs in order to enable a safe discharge and identify the need for further interventions
  • Ensure clients remain functionally optimised whilst on the unit
  • Establish moving and handling care plans and support care staff to facilitate these
  • Establish the need for, and arrange, the provision of any equipment or adaptations required to enable a safe discharge

Requirements of the Social Services Occupational Therapist:

  • Degree or equivalent within Occupational Therapy
  • HCPC registered as an Occupational Therapist
  • Recent NHS experience either pre or post qualification
  • Understand the clients usual daily routine, establish their current functional baseline and provide occupational engagement in order to improve and maintain functional ability

Benefits of working for Sanctuary Personnel:

  • Free DBS and compliance service
  • Daily payroll
  • Access to exclusive roles that aren't available with other agencies
  • Your own dedicated consultant with extensive occupational therapy knowledge
  • Refer a Friend bonus - get £250 for each candidate you refer who we successfully place
  • Find your own job bonus - Receive £250 for bringing your own position to us
  • Clinical governance support
  • In house payroll system
  • Revalidation
  • Industry leading shift booking system
  • Nationwide coverage including the Channel islands


This Social Services Occupational Therapist job is advertised by Ross Welton; if you are interested in this position please click above to apply now.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our clients' requirements.

As a pioneer of diverse recruitment, Sanctuary Personnel is proud to encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds as our pool of candidates is very much reflective of the clients that candidates will support within their role. This very much played a significant in previously winning ‘Best Candidate Care’ at the Recruiter Awards as well being a two-time finalist for the same award.

Sanctuary takes great pride in building candidate and client relationships that promote Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI).

With recruitment consultants and all other employees undertaking annual online training on EDI and many other compliance training courses, Sanctuary is best-placed to undertake a fair and thorough selection process.

Reasonable Adjustments:

If you consider yourself to have a disability or require any reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process or within the workplace, please highlight this at the earliest opportunity. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement.